[Shorewall-newbies] ADSL + NAT + dropped Connections

Francesca C. Smith fsmith at ladylinux.com
Mon Dec 15 11:27:44 PST 2003


Hello,

Have you tried CLAMPMSS=yes in your shorewall conf file ???

http://www.shorewall.net/Documentation.htm#Conf

Francesca
On Mon, 2003-12-15 at 03:33, Ow Mun Heng wrote:
> Hi,
> 
> Shorewall version 1.4.7
> iptables 1.2.7a
> RH9 + Kernel 2.4.23
> 
> Problem Statement :
> Using adsl-start to commit connection to I-net.
> ppp0<->eth0 (labeled as dsl)
> eth1<->nat(to hub)
> 
> NAT works fine and great when all is well.. Occasionally, shorewall(?) will
> stop routing the nat connections.. I'm not sure why, but it will come up
> again when I do a -> sudo shorewall restart.
> 
> Can I buy a clue here???
> 
> BTW, the adsl line's not too great, gets dropped quite often. But, when it's
> dropped, it will re-connect and the fw+nat (my laptop) can connect with no
> problems, the pcs on nat will have occasional hiccups until I restart
> shorewall.
> 
> ip is dynamic. Does it matter?
> 
> 
> 
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